Erin Follman to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on sepsis May 10

Erin Follman, MD, a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Sepsis in the Postoperative Patient” at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019. All are welcome to attend.

The objectives of Dr. Follman’s talk are:

  • Explain the inflammatory response leading to sepsis
  • Define Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), sepsis, and septic shock
  • Promptly identify signs and symptoms and postoperative sepsis
  • Apply the surviving sepsis campaign recommendations for management of sepsis

This Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Surgery, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites in North Dakota and Minnesota. For more information about how to view the presentation, contact Angie Flesberg at 701.293.4151 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.